Sport Report: Eric Bieniemy could emerge as candidate for USC
Eric Bieniemy denies USC rumors for good reason
Eric Bieniemy continues to be tied to the USC head coach job, but he denied the rumors recently. © Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports Clay Helton was fired by the Trojans on Monday, two days after his team got embarrassed in a home loss to Stanford. Donte Williams was named USC’s interim head coach and won his first game, a 45-14 comeback over Utah. Immediately after Helton’s firing, we put together a list of potential replacements. Bieniemy’s name came up quickly via a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter. A second report on Sunday linked Bieniemy to the job, saying he has interest in it.
Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy long has coveted a head coaching job. He hasn’t gotten one in the NFL, but could he get one in college football?
Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Bieniemy has “told confidantes in the past that USC is one of the only college jobs that might interest him.” Schefter adds that league sources expect Bieniemy to emerge as a candidate for the job.
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USC fired Clay Helton on Monday, and USC athletic director Mike Bohn said the school will conduct a national search over the next several months.
Bieniemy, 52, has drawn interest from multiple NFL teams the past three offseasons but remains wanting. He is in his fourth season in his current job.
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